Lightning Spear flashes home in Celebration Mile

Lightning Spear flashes home in Celebration Mile By David Baxter 4:34PM 27 AUG 2016

Report: Goodwood, Saturday

Doom Bar Celebration Mile (Group 2) 1m, 3yo+

LIGHTNING SPEAR took advantage of a drop in grade to gain a first win of the season, coming from last to first to score for David Simcock and Oisin Murphy.

The five-year-old had contested Group 1s on his last four starts, with his standout run coming at Royal Ascot when third in the Queen Anne Stakes to Tepin. Down in class he ran out a ready winner, as favourite Thikriyaat never looked comfortable finishing last of the five runners.

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